Recent News & Updates
Below you will find a collection of the most recent news and updates from the search and selection process.
Feb. 14 Update From the Presidential Search Committee Chair
On February 14, 2013, the University of St. Thomas Board of Trustees accepted the unanimous nomination of the presidential search committee and elected Dr. Julie Sullivan to become the 15th president of the University of St. Thomas.
Dec. 3 Update From the Presidential Search Committee Chair
After recruiting actively throughout the fall, over the past several weeks the search committee identified and began interviewing the candidates we judged best equipped to meet the qualifications and objectives articulated in the leadership profile for the next president.
Oct. 23 Update From the Presidential Search Committee Chair
The University of St. Thomas presidential search committee, assisted by the executive search firm Witt/Kieffer, has spent the past months recruiting prospective applicants to serve as the next president of St. Thomas, and we recently began reviewing applications and selecting semi-finalists.
Letter from Dr. John Morrison, chairman of the presidential search committee
The University of St. Thomas presidential search committee, assisted by the executive search firm Witt/Kieffer, is in the process of searching for the next president of St. Thomas. We are committed to keeping our community and presidential candidates informed throughout the search and selection process. This website has been designed to help meet that commitment.
Search committee for next St. Thomas president named
The goal of the 13-member committee is to recommend a final candidate in December.
Seven forums this week ask campus community about qualities needed in next UST president
Five forums will be held today, and two will be held Thursday.
St. Thomas president Father Dennis Dease announces June 2013 retirement
Dease informed the Board of Trustees this morning and the faculty over the noon hour. Seven forums planned next week to discuss the presidential-search process.